Design and Build of Police Patrol Craft for Ministry of Defence

Design and Build of Police Patrol Craft for Ministry of Defence

To deliver up to 18 highly manoeuverable, robust Police patrol craft on behalf of Navy command headquarters.

United Kingdom-Bristol: Police patrol boats

2018/S 106-242843

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2009/81/EC

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Ministry of Defence, Ships, Commercially Supported Shipping (CSS) Team
Mail Point #3203, Ash 2a, MOD Abbey Wood
Contact point(s): Mr Michael Hazel
BS34 8JH Bristol
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3067936479
E-mail: Michael.Hazel479@mod.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority/entity: https://www.contracts.mod.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions

I.3)Main activity

Defence

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Design and Build of Police Patrol Craft

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Bristol, City of.

NUTS code UKK11

II.1.3)Information on framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):

Police patrol boats. The Commercially supported shipping (CSS) Boats Team, are required to deliver up to 18 (15 Firm and up to 3 option craft) highly manoeuverable, robust Police patrol craft on behalf of Navy command headquarters (NCHQ) to be used by the Ministry of Defence Police (MDP) UK. This project is an important part of the replacement of the legacy MDP fleet.
It is envisaged this can be met with Commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) / Military-off-the-shelf (MOTS) or proven bespoke solutions may be considered. Please note: This requirement does not include post-design services modification or in-service support.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34521300

II.1.7)Information about subcontracting

The tenderer has to indicate in the tender any share of the contract it may intend to subcontract to third parties and any proposed subcontractor, as well as the subject-matter of the subcontracts for which they are proposed
The tenderer has to indicate any change occurring at the level of subcontractors during the execution of the contract

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Up to 18 (15 Firm and up to 3 optional) craft over a 5 year period, along with a number of cradles and trailers. There will be a requirement to provide an Initial provisioning of spares to cover a 2 year spares support period. There will be no In service support (ISS) of Post design services (PDS) associated with this Contract. It is envisaged that ISS and PDS for these boats will be covered by MOD Police wide arrangements placed under the Future boats support contracts.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 15 000 000 and 25 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

An indemnity, guarantee or bank bond may be required to support the Contract the Authority reserves the right to ask for an indemnity, (parent company) guarantee or bank bond if the supplier does not meet the required standard for economic and financial standing.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

For Police patrol craft payment will either be made following successful delivery or be made using a Stage payment scheme.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

If a group of economic operators submits a bid, the group must nominate a lead organisation to deal with the Authority. The Authority shall require the group to form a legal entity before entering into the contract.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions to which the performance of the contract is subject, in particular with regard to security of supply and security of information:

The Authority reserves the right to amend any condition related to security of information to reflect any changes in national law or government policy. If any Contract documents are accompanied by a SecuriTy aspects letter, the Authority reserves the right to amend the terms of the SecurIty aspects letter to reflect any changes in national law or government policy whether in respect of the applicable protective marking scheme, specific protective markings given, the aspects to which any protective marking applies or otherwise.
III.1.5)Information about security clearance:
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation

Criteria regarding the personal situation of economic operators (that may lead to their exclusion) including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 39(1) of Directive 2009/81/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Defence And security public contract regulations (DSPCR) 2011 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 39(2) of Directive 2009/81/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the DSPCR 2011) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.

A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.contracts.mod.uk/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#dspr

Candidates will be required to sign a declaration confirming whether they do or do not have any of the listed criteria as part of the pre-qualification process.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 39(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest (including defence and security factors) for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 39(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.
A Statement of Good standing will be required as part of the Pre-qualification Questionnaire response.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Criteria regarding the economic and financial standing of economic operators (that may lead to their exclusion)

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) Appropriate statements from the economic operator’s bankers or where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance
(b) The presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established
(c) where appropriate, a statement, covering the 3 previous financial years of the economic operator, of: (i) the overall turnover of the business of the economic operator; and (ii) where appropriate, the turnover in respect of the work, works, goods or services which are of a similar type to the subject matter of the Contract.
2 years audited accounts will be required as part of any PQQ response.
The estimated annual contract value for Design and build is 4 000 000 GBP. If the estimated annual contract value is greater than “40 %” of the supplier’s turnover, the Authority reserves the right to exclude the supplier from being selected to tender except where the supplier provides, to the satisfaction of the Authority, evidence showing it has sufficient economic and financial capability, e.g. such evidence may include:
(1) Any additional information proving it has sufficient economic and financial resources to deliver the requirement; and
(2) State whether the supplier is willing to provide the Authority with an indemnity, guarantee or bank bond.
A financial assessment will be undertaken on the supplier’s financial status. An overall pass / proceed with caution / fail judgement will be made after considering areas such as turnover, profit, net assets, liquidity, gearing and capacity. This assessment will include the Parent company where applicable. An independent financial assessment obtained from a reputable credit rating organisation may be utilised as part of this process.

III.2.3)Technical and/or professional capacity

Criteria regarding the technical and/or professional ability of economic operators (that may lead to their exclusion)

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
This information will be sought through the Pre-qualification Questionnaire.

III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Negotiated

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 3 and maximum number 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity.

The information and / or documents for this opportunity are available on www.contracts.mod.uk You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage.

Suppliers must log in, go to the Response Manager and add the following Access Code: 7ECS8AUZG6. Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you.
The deadline for submitting your response(s) is 31.7.2018 23:59. Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents.

If you experience any difficulties please refer to the online Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) or the User Guides or contact the MOD DCO Helpdesk by emailing support@contracts.mod.uk

Interested suppliers are required to complete the PQQ to provide information that allows the Authority to evaluate the supplier’s capacities and capabilities against the selection criteria set out at Sections III.2.1), III.2.2) and III.2.3) of this Contract notice.
The Authority will use the PQQ response to create a shortlist of tenderers who:
(1) are eligible to participate under Section III.2.1) of this Contract notice;
(2) fulfil any minimum standards under Sections III.2.2) and III.2.3) of this Contract Notice; and
(3) best meet in terms of capacity and capability the selection criteria set out Sections III.2.2) and III.2.3) of this Contract notice.
Full details of the method for choosing the tenderers will be set out in the Guidance Instructions for the Dynamic PQQ.

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated yes
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

CSS/0135

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

31.7.2018 – 23:59
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information:

The Commercially supported shipping (CSS) Boats Team, are required to deliver up to 18 (15 Firm and up to 3 option craft) highly manoeuvrable, robust Police patrol craft on behalf of Navy command headquarters (NCHQ) to be used by the Ministry of Defence Police (MDP) UK. This project is an important part of the replacement of the legacy MDP fleet.
This project will follow EU procurement regulations (DSPCR 2011 – Negotiated Procedure).
Outline key technical requirements are as follows:
a) Seating for a Crew of 3 and 4 additional passengers for 12hrs durations, incorporating mitigation for Whole-body vibration and noise at work, an area for food storage, preparation and a separate toilet facility.
b) Durable engines with typical operation at low speeds (0-5knts) and an ability to operate at threshold speeds of 25knts. Powered by fuels compatible with the UK MoD and NATO single fuels policy.
c) Year round environmental protection in a controlled, enclosed space with all round visibility. Including a level of ballistic protection for the helmsman, navigator and command positions.
d) Space to internally stow equipment; issue, mount and deploy conventional and less-lethal technologies and specialist police equipment.
e) Compliant with the MCA Small Commercial Vessel Code of Area Category 3 waters
f) Maximum dimensions of length 15m, width 5m and draft 2.5m
This requirement is to produce up to 18 (15 Firm and up to 3 optional) craft over a 5 year period, along with a number of cradles and trailers. There will be a requirement to provide an Initial provisioning of spares to cover a 2 year spares support period. There will be no In service support (ISS) associated with this contract. It is envisaged that ISS to these boats will be covered by MOD Police wide arrangements placed under the Future boats support contracts.
The procurement strategy is a staged approach involving:
a) Initial review of technical solutions
b) Clarification
c) Best and final offers
d) Final assessment
e) Selection of preferred bidder
Following down selection it is anticipated that delivery of the boats will begin FY19/20.
The Cyber Risk Level for this requirement is very low.
Electronic trading.

Potential suppliers must note the mandatory requirement for electronic trading using the Contracting, purchasing and finance (CP&F) electronic procurement tool. All payments for Contractor deliverables under the Contract shall only be made via CP&F. You can find details on CP&F at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/mod-contracting-purchasing-and-finance-e-procurement-system

The Contracting Authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.The Authority reserves the right to amend any condition related to security of information to reflect any changes in national law or government policy. If any Contract documents are accompanied by instructions on safeguarding classified information (e.g. a Security aspects letter), the Authority reserves the right to amend the terms of these instructions to reflect any changes in national law or government policy, whether in respect of the applicable protective marking scheme, specific protective markings given, the aspects to which any protective marking applies, or otherwise. The link below to the Gov.uk website provides information on the Government security classification.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-security-classifications

Advertising Regime OJEU:

— This Contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU),the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk

Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity.

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Suppliers must log in, go to your Response manager and add the following Access Code: 7ECS8AUZG6.
Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here.
The deadline for submitting your response(s) is detailed within this contract notice, you will also have visibility of the deadline date, once you have added the Access code via DCO as the opening and closing date is visible within the opportunity.
Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this opportunity prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents.

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GO Reference: GO-201864-DCB-12549245.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Ministry of Defence, Ships, Commercially Supported Shipping (CSS) Team
Bristol
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

4.6.2018

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